One in 10 of the respondents to an international survey had been “invited to have tea” with Chinese police or security personnel to discuss or for warning about their area of study in the last 10 years. Photo: Reuters/AFP/AP/Shutterstock

Overseas social scientists ‘face real repression’ during research in China

Academics denied visas and access to archives as they conduct fieldwork in the country, international survey finds

Topic |   Censorship in China

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One in 10 of the respondents to an international survey had been “invited to have tea” with Chinese police or security personnel to discuss or for warning about their area of study in the last 10 years. Photo: Reuters/AFP/AP/Shutterstock
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